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COVID-19 vaccines

The national booking system for COVID-19 will be open again in autumn 2024

Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine

Additional protection for people with a severely weakened immune system

COVID-19 vaccines are normally given seasonally, but some people with a severely weakened immune system may need additional protection at other times.



You do not need to have a GP or an NHS number to get the COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is free to everyone eligible for it in the UK. This includes all migrants.

You will never be forced to have the COVID-19 vaccine and it does not affect your asylum or refugee status.

No immigration checks are needed to get treated or vaccinated for COVID-19.

Read the immunisation leaflet for migrants who have moved to the UK (UKHSA)


The benefits of COVID-19 vaccination

Getting vaccinated gives you the best protection against COVID-19.

The vaccines help:

  • reduce your risk of getting seriously ill or dying from COVID-19. Some people are known to be more at risk of severe illness from COVID-19 and it can make some otherwise healthy people very ill, too.
  • reduce your risk of catching COVID-19, and therefore reduce your risk of needing time off work due to COVID-19 related illness.
  • reduce your risk of spreading COVID-19 to others, helping you to look after your family, friends, colleagues and community.
  • protect against COVID-19 variants. The virus that causes COVID-19 changes over time; having all vaccine doses you are eligible for provides the best protection against future variants.

Find out why vaccination is safe and important.